While much of the beauty industry is yet to reopen in England, all sectors of the industry have been given the green light to resume business in Scotland from July 22.
In Scotland’s official Route Map, published by the Scottish Government online, it is stated: “Beauticians, nail salons, spas and make-up counters have been given an indicative opening date of 22 July subject to physical distancing and enhanced hygiene measures.”
Speaking on July 9, First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon confirmed that the country was moving into phase three of easing lockdown measures, having now met all six criteria set out by the World Health Organisation. She said: “The next set of changes will take effect from 22nd July. At that time personal retail services, which have not yet been able to reopen, for example beauticians and nail salons, will be able to reopen with enhanced